This week, Falcon’s Beyond revealed that Simon Phillips will be joining its entertainment committee.
Falcon’s Beyond is an experiential entertainment development company specializing in the expansion of intellectual property (IP) through theme parks, patented technologies, consumer products and more.
Phillips has held numerous leadership positions with many industry leaders including Marvel, Disney and Moonbug Entertainment. As a member of Marvel’s management team, Phillips guided the company’s retail and paved the way for its eventual sale to Disney. As executive vice president and general manager of the Walt Disney Co., his efforts to bolster retail items for various Disney brands through licensing generated more than $16 billion in annual sales.
At Falcon’s Beyond, Phillips hopes to lead the industry into the future with stories across the transmedia spectrum.
Of the company, Phillips says, “Falcon’s Beyond plays in an unlimited sandbox. This transmedia superpower sets Falcon’s Beyond apart from its competitors. No one else can do what Falcon’s Beyond can do. It’s disruptive, it’s progressive. Falcon’s represents the future of IP engagement.